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Demonstrators Storm U.S. Embassy in Yemen

Hundreds of Yemeni demonstrators angered over a film mocking Islam have stormed the grounds of the U.S. Embassy in Sana'a, continuing a wave of anti-American protests sweeping the region.

The mob torched a number of diplomatic vehicles Thursday as security guards used water cannons and warning shots in a bid to drive them out of the heavily fortified compound. A number of people were reportedly injured.

Source: Voice of America. Read full article. (link)

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  • Mike M.||

    All we need now is a hostage crisis, and Jimmy Carter's long-delayed second term will be fully duplicated.

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